Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Michael Wallace spends up in Ireland ››
02 Oct 2014 | By Nicola Griffiths Working in his role as the Racing and Bloodstock Manager for the China Horse Club, Michael Wallace purchased the second highest priced lot at the Goffs Orby Yearling Sale on Tuesday when he went to €850,000 to secure Lot 227
Volkstok'n'barrell win a thrill for Mana Park ››
30 Sep 2014 | By Michelle Saba  A few weeks ago Mana Park’s Maryanne Simon was trying to find a good home for a nice old mare that had been semi-retired, now that mare is off to Cambridge Stud to visit Tavistock again. The mare is 18 year-old Volkster (Volksraad[IRE]
26 Sep 2014 | By Nicola Griffiths Now that the season has begun, we are encouraging owners of mares who do not plan to breed with them this season to list them on our website with the intention of leasing them to other breeders for a year (or more).
Like Mother, Like Daughter ››
25 Sep 2014 | By NZ Racing Desk Renowned mare The Opera House has passed her rare pigmentation on to her latest foal.
Darci's Dream - Dreaming of Group One Success ››
24 Sep 2014 | By Michelle Saba Te Akau Stud boss David Ellis is hoping that Darci’s Dream (Darci Brahma-Sweet Dreams Baby) winner of the listed New Zealand Bloodstock Canterbury Belle Stakes will become their next Group One graduate

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Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has now completed his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his latest blog




Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
Click here for enrolment details



Visit the New Zealand Racing
Hall of Fame here




Dates to Remember


New Zealand Bloodstock's 
Ready To Run Sale - Karaka 19th & 20th November, 2014





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